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Nobuyuki Matsuura, Raifu Matsui, Toshio Nakamura, Hisao Yabe, Masaaki Nakazawa: Endoscopic system and method for positioning an indwelling tube. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, September 7, 2004: US06786864 (397 worldwide citation)

An endoscope including; a fixing member detachably mounted to a distal end portion of an endoscope insertion part for detachably fixing and holding a distal end portion of an indwelling tube or a distal end portion of a guide member for guiding the indwelling tube, both of which are provided along t ...


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Toru Nagase, Katsumi Sasaki: Surgical therapeutic instrument. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, February 24, 2009: US07494499 (286 worldwide citation)

The disclosed invention relates to an improvement in a surgical therapeutic instrument which includes an inserting part, a manipulating part, and a therapeutic part. In a link mechanism having a transmission shaft for transmitting a driving force applied to the manipulating part to the therapeutic p ...


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Yoshio Onuki, Hitoshi Mizuno, Hideki Shimonaka: Endoscopic suture apparatus. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, June 20, 2006: US07063715 (282 worldwide citation)

A holding member has an opening portion which opens to an distal end. The opening portion, the distal end of an endoscope and a holding member define a treatment space. A clamping member can project and retreat from and into the opening portion through the treatment space. The puncture member can mo ...


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Akihiro Horii, Mamoru Kaneko, Tadashi Hirata, Hitoshi Mizuno: Rapid depth scanning optical imaging device. Olympus Corporation, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, February 3, 2004: US06687010 (266 worldwide citation)

An optical imaging device includes a reference scanning unit offering a high signal-to-noise ratio and capable of scanning an object rapidly. An interference optical system can be realized inexpensively. In the optical imaging device, low coherent light passed through an optical coupler and another ...


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Shotaro Takemoto, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Koichi Kawashima, Sydney Sheung Chee Chung, Raifu Matsui, Takayasu Mikkaichi, Satoshi Miyamoto, Masayuki Iwasaka: Endoscopic suturing system. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, May 12, 2009: US07530985 (236 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic treatment device is used with an endoscope. This treatment device includes a transmission member with a flexible structure having a distal end portion to be inserted into a body and can be operated outside the body, a push rod coupled to the distal end portion, and first and second con ...


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Akinobu Uchikubo: Remote medical supporting system. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, June 10, 2008: US07386730 (219 worldwide citation)

When a surgery and a remote control room in a remote location are connected through a communication circuit to perform an endoscope operation, image information is not encrypted and is sent as it is. Patient data including identification information, a name and so on relating to a patient is encrypt ...


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Keita Suzuki: Endoscope system. Olympus Corporation, Ostrolenk Faber, August 23, 2011: US08002696 (212 worldwide citation)

An endoscope system has an driving-section for driving an insertion-section having an instrument. The driving-section is supported by a pivoting section rotatively. The driving-section has two rollers facing each other. The insertion-section is disposed between the rollers. The insertion-section is ...


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Katsumi Sasaki: Surgical operation instrument. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, August 30, 2005: US06936061 (201 worldwide citation)

The present invention is provided with a treatment section provided at the distal end of an insertion section insertable into a body cavity, and being openable/closable and rotatable from side to side and up and down, an operation section provided at the proximal end of the insertion section and bei ...


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Kazue Tanaka, Yoshitaka Honda, Hiroo Ono: Control device for a medical system and control method for medical system. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser PC, April 1, 2008: US07353068 (193 worldwide citation)

A control device for a medical system includes: an instructing unit, which can be instructed by an operator, for outputting an instructing signal according to the instruction by the operator; a control signal generating unit for receiving an instructing signal, and generating multiple control signal ...


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Kenji Harano, Masahide Ohyama, Kazuya Hijii: Electric operation apparatus. Olympus Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, February 21, 2006: US07001381 (192 worldwide citation)

An electric operation apparatus including: a high frequency current generating circuit for feeding a high frequency current to electrodes; a direct power supply circuit for supplying variable electric power to the high frequency current generating circuit; a therapeutic condition monitoring circuit ...